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Candidate for governor Mahlon Mitchell visits the Northwoods on tourSubmitted: 07/08/2018
Candidate for governor Mahlon Mitchell visits the Northwoods on tour
Story By Newswatch 12 News Team

RHINEANDER - One of the democratic candidates looking to become Wisconsin's next governor plans to visit 20 cities in ten days. On Sunday, Mahlon Mitchell visited Rhinelander and Merrill.

Mitchell started the day in downtown Rhinelander, visiting various businesses. He says the tour is less about telling people about himself, and more about finding out what Wisconsinites are concerned about.

"It's more of a listening tour. We call it the 'Badger State Beer Tour', so we're hitting a lot of smaller breweries," said Mitchell. "But also getting out doing roundtable discussions and forums and actually listening to people." 

Mitchell says so far in his stops people seemed to be most concerned about the economy and education.

The candidate's tour started July 6, and will continue on Monday when he makes a stop in Milwaukee. 




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